Upstream information

CVE-2013-4394 at MITRE

Description

The SetX11Keyboard function in systemd, when PolicyKit Local Authority (PKLA) is used to change the group permissions on the X Keyboard Extension (XKB) layouts description, allows local users in the group to modify the Xorg X11 Server configuration file and possibly gain privileges via vectors involving "special and control characters."

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.9
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 843507 [RESOLVED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
Carwos 1 systemd Analysis
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 systemd Analysis
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 systemd Analysis
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS ERICSSON systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS SAP systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 systemd Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 systemd Analysis
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 systemd Analysis
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 systemd Analysis
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 systemd Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 systemd Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 systemd Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 systemd Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 systemd Analysis